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29 Apr 2014 description
The toolkit brings together four years of lessons learned and best practices relating to camps, registration and shelter in the aftermath of an emergency, especially regarding internal displacement.
01 Apr 2014 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
28 Oct 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
15 Oct 2013 description
Snapshot 08 – 15 October In Syria, heavy fighting is ongoing in Rural Damascus, Dar’a, Aleppo, Idleb and Homs, with government forces making gains in Rural Damascus while the opposition has won ground in Dar’a. Despite the call of al-Qaeda’s leader for opposition fighters to unite,...
18 Sep 2013 description
The latest humanitarian bulletin for West and Central Africa highlights the crisis in Northeast Nigeria and analyses the effects of rain deficits and floods in the region.
09 Jul 2013 description
The funding requirements of this year's humanitarian action plan have increased, especially for food security and preparedness and response to the hurricane season.
31 Dec 2012 description
The UN in Haiti is strongly committed to “accompagnement” of Haiti in its aspirations for greater autonomy, stronger governance, development and reduction in the vulnerability of the majority living in poverty
17 Dec 2012 description
The alarming situation of the departmental health systems seems not to be reflected in official information at central level. Should the situation persist, the number of new cholera cases in 2013 may range between 118,000 and 120,000
12 Dec 2012 description
New infographic highlights drop of level in funding since the earthquake
31 Mar 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS Whirlwinds occurred more frequently than any other natural hazard, affecting some 19,400 people. Floods remained the most devastating disaster, impacting nearly 30,000 people. The Humanitarian Response Fund approved two new projects responding to whirlwind-affected households.
06 Jan 2012 description
DISASTER EVENTS IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC IN 2011 Asia and the Pacific continues to live up to its reputation as the world’s most natural-disaster-prone region. The International Disaster Database, EM-DAT, reports 89 natural-disaster events in the region in 2011. In terms of the number of events,...